Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Quattro Newton 254 f4

Imaging cameras: ZWO 294 MC Pro Cooled

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Quattro Newton 254 f4

Guiding cameras: ZWO 294 MC Pro Cooled

Focal reducers: Skywatcher F4 aplanatic coma corrector

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL 6 Pro

Filters: Baader RGB 36mm Filters  ·  L-eNhance 2" Optolong  ·  H-Alpha Filter

Accessory: Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  SkyWatcher FW5 - Filter Wheel  ·  Kendrick Digifire 10 Dew Heater  ·  KW Telescope Qhy5 CCD Guider


Dates:March 21, 2020

Frames: 50x300" (4h 10')

Integration: 4h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 26.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.43%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3406847

RA center: 13h29m49s.4

DEC center: +47°1514

Pixel scale: 0.952 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 118.146 degrees

Field radius: 0.663 degrees


Resolution: 4144x2822

Data source: Backyard

Description

M51 Galaxy

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M51, 



    
        

            John Burns